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UK mortgage approvals hit nine-month high in June - UK Finance

British banks approved the most mortgages for house purchases since September 2017 last month and remortgaging saw a boost as households tried to lock in cheap borrowing costs before an expected Bank of England interest rate rise, industry data showed on Wednesday.

UK construction recovery extends into third month - PMI

Britain's construction industry put an early 2018 winter slump further behind it in June when the sector enjoyed its fastest growth in seven months, but companies remained worried about the outlook ahead of Brexit, a survey showed on Tuesday.